MACS 2015: Year in Review

Let’s take a look back at what MACS members received for their membership dollar in 2015!

MACS delivered monthly service reports that covered the following technical topics:

  • Dynamic diagnostics
  • The technical and business side of repairing vehicles before they break. Preventive maintenance.
  • SAE J-3030 about automotive refrigerant recovery and recycling recharging equipment intended for use with both R-1234yf and R-134a
  • Compressor clutch service information
  • What you need to know about tech info websites
  • Understanding and diagnosing the displacement control valve-(DCV)
  • Electronically controlled variable displacement compressor diagnostics
  • Electronically controlled compressor solenoid tester
  • Serial BUS review and what’s ahead
  • New HVAC repair problems in electronic controls
  • Do you need new RRR equipment?
  • Temp sensor strategies, on board diagnostics, voltage drop testing on sensor circuits
  • Filter and fuel pump information
  • Actuators
  • Evaporator core replacement
  • Heater and defrost problems and repairs
  • …Just to name a few highlights.

The MACS Service Report publication was also honored with an Automotive Communication Award for technical articles.

Award-winning MACS ACTION™ magazine published eight issues this year packed with technical articles including:

  • Compressor clutches, how they work and why they don’t
  • Electric cooling fan repair strategies
  • Technical highlights from the MACS 2015 Annual Training Event
  • Tool and equipment review
  • A/C Diagnostics and troubleshooting
  • Heavy duty trucks in a climatic wind tunnel
  • CAT A/C training
  • Repairing mobile A/C systems in classic cars

MACS held regional clinics concentrating on heavy duty and off road mobile A/C in Reno, NV, Decatur, IL Rockford, IL, and Wylie, TX and a Spanish language outreach mobile A/C training event in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

MACS also submitted to the EPA a new Section 609 certification and training program to accommodate new standards and new refrigerant R-1234yf.

How does all this training and industry support benefit you?

Better trained techs make better repairs and don’t waste your parts and time.

In addition, MACS offers a full complement of business building member affinity benefits including discounts from UPS, CINTAS and Mass Marketing Health Insurance.

MACS also published a 2015 Mobile A/C Update textbook and taught that curriculum across the country.

Are you a MACS member? resolve to join us in 2016!



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About macsworldwide

Mobile Air Conditioning Society (MACS) Worldwide Founded in 1981, MACS is the leading non-profit trade association for the mobile air conditioning, heating and engine cooling system segment of the automotive aftermarket. Since 1991, MACS has assisted more than 600,000 technicians to comply with the 1990 U.S. EPA Clean Air Act requirements for certification in refrigerant recovery and recycling to protect the environment. The Mobile Air Conditioning Society (MACS) Worldwide’s mission is clear and focused--as the recognized global authority on mobile air conditioning and heat transfer industry issues.
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